Teen charged in cell phone thefts

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – A Cornwall teen is facing a number of charges after a number of cell phones were swiped from a local store.

City police were called on Sunday after a youth allegedly took several cell phones from a merchant on Second Street West.

She was nabbed by officers several blocks away and was arrested after a brief struggle.

Police allege the youth also damaged a phone while at police headquarters.

The youth, 15, who can’t be named because she’s a minor, is charged with robbery, resisting arrest and mischief.

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